June 7, 2023

Section of Medical Humanities Writing and Visual Arts Awards

The Section of Medical Humanities is soliciting submissions for its sixteenth annual Writing Awards. Eligible pieces are creative, not scientific, works related to emergency medicine published in print or online between September 2022 and August 2023. Word count limit is 2500. Blog entries will only be eligible if reconfigured and submitted as an independently publishable piece of creative writing. Self-nominations or nominations of another ACEP member’s writing are both welcome. Poetry and prose will be considered in separate categories. Limit 2 pieces per person.

The Section of Medical Humanities is also soliciting submissions for its tenth annual Visual Arts Award. This is an opportunity for artists to show off their paintings, photography, etc. Submit a digital image or file of the visual art (photograph, sculpture, textile, pottery, painting, etc). Limit 2 pieces per person.

Submissions for both awards are accepted from any member of ACEP or affiliated organization (EMRA). Submissions will be voted on by the members of the Section of Medical Humanities.

Nominations should be emailed to Tracy Napper before September 18, 2023. Submissions will be blinded before being sent to the judging panel.

The winning pieces will be announced at the section meeting at ACEP23.

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